Alcohol is a fabulous solvent. Less polar than water, it will dissolve some substances that would not be soluble in water, but because alcohol dissolves in water, it’s also easily washed away when done.
Professionals should always be held at a higher standard. Attorneys don’t just represent their clients, they’re also agents of the judicial system, and if they have no interest in using their training for anything other than to make money then they should, indeed, be suspended or disbarred.
Organic chemistry has its roots in the Vitalism theory that says that any organic compound can only be made from inorganic elements through the action of some kind of living organism, such as bacteria. This theory was disproved by Adolph von Bayer
As it turns out, a couple of years back a biologist reported the results of a study that suggested that cute is, indeed, a defense mechanism. The results seemed to indicate that predatory animals are less likely to hunt animals that can be categorized as “cute”.
The funny thing is that I really didn’t intend to make this a blog about the theory of relativity, but, apparently, that’s what it has become.
How do we explain self-awareness in the first place? Or is it just an illusion? We learn more and more about the chemical reactions that keep us alive, but somehow, we are more than the collective set of chemical reactions, biochemical structures and firing neurons.
The concept of attraction being related to survival of the species, or at least passing on of the genes, is not hard to believe when one thinks about the features people often find attractive.
the only element on the periodic chart that has yet to accept the terms of being a part of a compound. No matter what chemists do, no helium compounds have ever been made. What’s more, it’s the only element that has never solidified.
I’m sitting in a sub shop looking for underwater sea vessels as I have a stereo installed a few doors down. I don’t know why; I have no idea where I could even park a submarine
molecules align themselves in a regular pattern, like people in a crowded orchestral concert. Shoulder to shoulder, there’s a pattern to where people are sitting as delineated by the chairs in the audience. Molecules tend to do the same thing in crystals